Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Bauhaus Brew Labs Hot Tropic

August 19th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|

Hot Tropic New Zealand Style Pilsner is a collaboration brew between August Schell Brewing Company and Bauhaus Brew Labs. This crushable, tropical treat is the product of two lager-centric breweries channeling the Kiwi spirit while adhering to a standard of German brewing excellence. Chock full of awesomely tropical New Zealand hop cultivars expressing fresh peaches, [...]

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Modist Brewing First Call

August 11th, 2016|Craft Beer Events, Craft beer resources, News, Opinions|

Full disclosure: Modist Brewing is one of our favorite hangout spots. Part of it has to do with the fact we're next door neighbors, but if we're being honest, it's their delicious, delicious beer that keeps us going back. First Call, their cafe con leche inspired cold­ press lager, is our latest Bitter Minnesota Beer [...]

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Dakota Skipper Endangered Reserve

July 28th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|

Fair State Brewing's Dakota Skipper Endangered Reserve is a once a year beer brewed in collaboration with the Minnesota Zoo to help highlight their important work in native species conservation. The Dakota Skipper is a severely endangered native prairie butterfly that the zoo is working to help preserve, and the beer serves to support the [...]

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Urban Growler American Pale Wheat Ale

July 20th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|

Urban Growler is known for their selection of tasty traditional and non-traditional beers, but also for being the first woman owned brewery in Minnesota. In 2013, Deb Loch and Jill Pavlak left their corporate jobs to pursue their dream of opening a craft brewery. Three years later, the business is booming in their St. [...]

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Fulton Tanager

June 30th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|

Summer 2016 is officially underway and all sorts of interesting things are brewing locally. For this edition of Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week, we reached out to Fulton to see what they recommend for a good summer craft beer. How about an IPA with flavors of tangerine, mango, pineapple? We're sold. Tanager sounds [...]

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Inbound Brewco Dampfbier

June 23rd, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|

When Inbound Brewco opened in North Loop neighborhood earlier this year, they promised to create unique small batch beers. And they kept that promise. As our Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week, we're highlighting one of those unique creations: Dampfbier (pronounced "dumm-pff-beer"). Dampfbier, or "steam beer", is a warm-fermented ale that produces copious amounts of foam and bubbles on [...]

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Lake Monster Brewing Serpent Summer Ale

June 16th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|

For the latest edition of Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week, we head over to St Paul, to check out Lake Monster Brewing. Located in the newly renovated Vandalia Tower near University Avenue, the brewery focuses on unique versions of classic beer styles, putting a unique twist on the flavors craft beer drinkers have [...]

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Indeed Brewing LSD

June 8th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|

The controversial LSD, from Minneapolis' Indeed Brewing,  does not have any actual drugs in it. Though we should get that out of the way. You will however, have a mind-bending beer experience if you taste it, thanks to electrifying floral aromas that "dance atop rich notes of fruit and honey". Sounds interesting? We think so, which [...]

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Tin Whiskers Wheatstone Bridge

May 31st, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|

Wheatstone bridge is an electrical circuit used to measure an unknown electrical resistance by balancing two legs of a bridge circuit.  It's also a beer you can get at St. Paul's Tin Whiskers Brewing, founded by a trio of electrical engineers who decided to combine their love of science and craft beer. This American style wheat, [...]

Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Modist Brewing pHresh

May 25th, 2016|Craft beer resources, News|

Modist Brewing's pHresh has been described as "unique", "totally delicious" and "perfect for Spring", so it is no wonder we're highlighting it as our latest Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week. We reached out to John Donnelly, co-founder and head of sales at Modist, to tell us more about its ingredients, availability and appropriate food [...]